Shuotheriidae

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Shuotheriidae
Temporal range: Middle-Late Jurassic
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Subclass: Yinotheria
Family: Shuotheriidae
Chow and Rich, 1982
Genera

Shuotheriidae is a small Mesozoic family of mammals whose remains are found in China. It is part of the clade Yinotheria, which today only the monotremes are extant members.

Further reading[edit]

Zofia Kielan-Jaworowska, Richard L. Cifelli, and Zhe-Xi Luo, Mammals from the Age of Dinosaurs: Origins, Evolution, and Structure (New York: Columbia University Press, 2004), 214-215.